Neil G. Bennett is Director of the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research. He is also a member of the Sociology faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center. His expertise is in both mathematical and social demography. He was the founding Executive Director of the New York Census Research Data Center, one of only a handful of such centers around the country, where scholars can gain extraordinary access to data produced by the Census Bureau. Prior to coming to Baruch, he held appointments at Yale University, where he was Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Sociology, as well as Columbia University and The University of Michigan. He has served on various boards of directors, including those of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Guttmacher Institute.
He received his Ph.D. in Sociology at Princeton, with a specialization in mathematical demography, and an Sc.B. in Applied Mathematics at Brown.